Archive for July, 2010

Fort Wilson Riot CD Release Party at the Kitty Cat Klub

Fort Wilson Riot CD Release Party at the Kitty Cat Klub

Amy Hager and Jacob Mullis of Fort Wilson Riot looked innocent as they assembled on stage at the Kitty Cat Klub on Friday night for their CD release show. The venue was fairly packed, and Hager and Mullis smiled and waved to friends as they set up. But the duo’s sophomore release, Predator/Prey, is...
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Photo Set: Fort Wilson Riot and Zoo Animal at the Kitty Cat Klub

Photo Set: Fort Wilson Riot and Zoo Animal at the Kitty Cat Klub

Fort Wilson Riot Released their new CD Predator/Prey at the Kitty Cat Klub Friday night July 30th, 2010 with the support of Zoo Animal and Phantom Tails. Meredith Westin has these photos (below.) See also, Natalie Gallagher‘s review of the show here.
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Photo of the Week: The Swell Season at First Avenue

Photo of the Week: The Swell Season at First Avenue

The Swell Season (Glen Hansard of The Frames and and Czech pianist and vocalist Marketa Irglova) put on a memorable show at First Avenue in Minneapolis Sunday night July 25th. Photographer Pamela Diedrich was there and contributed this shot. First Avenue, Diedrich says, was a more intimate venue than the Orpheum Theater where the...
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A Streetcar Named Desire at The Guthrie Theater

A Streetcar Named Desire at The Guthrie Theater

Tennessee Williams‘s great A Streetcar Named Desire (at the Guthrie through August 29, guthrietheater.org) smolders with the heat of a sultry New Orleans summer.  The heavy scent of flowers (“Flores para los muertos”) mixed with the smell of cooking meat, spicy Mexican street food, cheap beer, diesel fumes and, of course, the sweet funk...
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Phantom Tails CD Release Show with Fort Wilson Riot and Reckless Ones at the Hexagon Bar

Phantom Tails CD Release Show with Fort Wilson Riot and Reckless Ones at the Hexagon Bar

If you were to see the four guys of Phantom Tails anywhere but on stage, you probably wouldn’t expect them to be rock stars. They have more of a grunge-hipster vibe, the kind that might be comfortable living out of a van. In that respect, the guys from Phantom Tails look nothing like what...
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